A refreshing new approach.

When you walk into our office you will be forgiven for checking you have the right address. This law office is certainly unlike any other you have entered and this reflects the unique approach of the firm.

You won't find the regulation stuffy furniture or massive volumes of law books. At David Ryan & Associates, you enter an informal environment, staffed by people who understand that seeing a lawyer doesn't always feature highly on one's list of favourite pastimes.

Consulting a lawyer is often a forced experience coinciding with a stressful period. All of our staff are acutely aware of this and their first priority is to ensure that you feel comfortable as soon as you step in the door.

David Ryan & Associates has a wealth of local business knowledge and offers a refreshing new approach to legal matters missing from other law establishments.

Our People

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David Ryan

David is a dedicated Commercial and Property Lawyer with over 40 years experience. As Commercial and Property law can potentially be a complex issue, it is important to have someone who can convey legal matters simply.

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James Ryan 
Director / Principal

B. Com LLB, Legal Practitioner, practises in Commercial and Property Law areas. Enjoys his golf and his involvement in the Old Collegians Football Club.

Kyle Eccles

Kyle joined the firm as a Lawyer in 2018 from another regional law firm, and is a local to Warrnambool.

Kyle practises in the areas of Property and Commercial Law together with Wills and Estates.

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Sharon Watts
Law Clerk / Conveyancer

Sharon originally joined the firm in 2001 as an assistant to David Ryan for over 10 years. Sharon re-joined the firm in 2017 and assists clients with their conveyancing transactions.

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Emma Baxter
Reception / Law Clerk

Emma joined the firm in 2015 with a background in conveyancing in another state jurisdiction. Emma loves to help our clients feel welcome as soon as they walk in the door.